Symptom Management

Symptom Management

When Optic Neuritis Comes Back

Optic neuritis is a vision problem caused by inflammation or demyelination of the optic nerve – the nerve that connects the eye to the brain. Optic...
Symptom Management

Be Cool with Active and Passive Cooling Garments

A wide variety of cooling garment options exist that can benefit all persons with MS who suffer from thermosensitivity.
Symptom Management

The Challenges of Sexuality

Communicating about sexual dysfunction is often difficult. It is a topic often not well discussed, but is of importance to those with MS.
Symptom Management

Another Option for Neurogenic Bladder

It is estimated that 50 to 80 percent of those with MS experience some change in bladder function.
Symptom Management

Prevention of Pressure Sores

Contrary to popular belief, it is not MS, but immobility, that creates an increased risk for pressure sores.
Symptom Management

Sensory Problems in MS

Sensory problems, or disturbances in feeling, are one of the earliest symptoms and occur in 20 to 50 percent of individuals with MS.
Symptom Management

Ankles, Feet risk Swelling Up when You Slow Down

Anyone with swollen ankles and feet should contact a physician so that the condition can be diagnosed, and prescribed proper treatment. 
Symptom Management

Symptoms May Bully Kids with MS

The number of children (under age 18) with MS in the U.S. is estimated to be 8,000 to 10,000. As with adult MS, diagnosis can be difficult.
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